Man hit by lorry in Brighton suffers ‘potentially life-changing’ injuries

A 20-year-old man has suffered “potentially life-changing” injuries after he was hit by a lorry in Brighton this morning (September 23). Emergency services were called to Hollingdean Road shortly before 8.30am. The man was taken to hospital by ambulance having suffered serious leg injuries.

: Baby seal at Shoreham beach dies after fishing line gets hooked to its stomach Hollingdean Road was closed for the best part of the morning while investigation work took place.

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Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or has relevant dash-cam footage.

Man hit by lorry in Brighton suffers 'potentially life-changing' injuriesThe crash involved a lorry and a pedestrian

A Sussex Police spokesperson said: “Emergency services were called to Hollingdean Road in Brighton at 8.26am on Thursday (September 23) to reports of a collision between a lorry and a pedestrian. “A 20-year-old man was taken to hospital by the ambulance service with potentially life-changing leg injuries. “The road was closed in both directions but has since been reopened.

“Anybody who witnessed the incident or has relevant dash-cam footage can contact police online or by calling 101, quoting Operation Nettle.”

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